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| 17 June 2021, Thursday | النسخة العربية

Abiad: Vaccines at Rafic Hariri University Hospital are for those who registered only

The General Manager of Rafic Hariri University Hospital Dr. Firas Abiad said in a tweet today that “the Ministry of Public Health has emphasized the importance of abiding to the mechanism it has set to distribute the vaccine. Based on this, the distribution of the vaccine at ‘Rafic Hariri University Hospital’ will be limited only to people who has registered on the ministry’s platform, and for those who have been provided a vaccination date.

Abiad added that for further questions, people can call the ministry through its number 1214 . Dr. Firas

Abiad, said on Twitter previously that “the side effects of COVID-19 vaccine have become well-known. However, a follow-up on the inoculation of healthcare workers has uncovered a side effect I had not known before.”

He also said many are calling for further easing of lockdown restrictions, and warned that “as we enter the second phase, less social distancing measures are likely to increase COVID-19 cases, at a time when hospitals are still full.”